Tuesday, July 27, 2010

About Famous Oil painting

The paintings are the expressions of artists of all ages. Famous Paintings gives a long lasting remembrance in minds of people.

The artists with their honest effort and imagination power marked the birth and growth of many famous paintings.

These paintings touch the heart of the viewer and leave an indelible impact.

The famous paintings like Mona Lisa, has attracted the millions of hearts. It is popular for its great looks and the mysterious smile of the poser.

These paintings show the insight and insight of the art, and are listed under categories, so that the works of other deserving masters are not lost.

Also, the famous paintings show the characteristics, different thoughts and the creativity of the artist.

These paintings that come from various schools of painting are really remarkable and outstanding. They show the same language of art with high unbridled creativity.

Famous Paintings like "Ajanta murals" had become one of the tourist attractions in the world. The walls of the caves depict the scenes of devotional, ornamental and instructive and immemorial. Moreover, it has brought lot of revenue for the nation.

His usage of watercolors, oils, and acrylics gives a viewer an idea to increase his/her imaginative borders.

Many techniques are used to describe the style of art.

Most of the used technique in the painting is fresco, which is done when the plaster is still wet to make the colors intermingle permanently with the plaster and becomes permanent.

Some of the Famous Paintings are Mona Lisa Painting, The Last Supper Painting, Michelangelo Paintings, Salvador Dali Paintings, Leonardo Da Vinci Paintings, Picasso Paintings, Gogh Paintings, Atlanta Painting, and Ajanta Murals.

These famous paintings are of incredible quality. Even the photographs of these paintings have a realistic look. Some of famous paintings are reproduced as art cards, framing services, and worldwide shipping.

Friday, July 23, 2010

The Intelligence of Chinese Ancient Women’s…

The history of painting reaches back in time to artifacts from pre-historic humans, and spans all cultures, that represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from Antiquity.

Across cultures, and spanning continents and millennium, the history of painting is an ongoing river of creativity, that continues into the 21st century.

Zhou Fang (c. 730-800 CE, Chinese: Wade-Giles Chou Fang) was one of two influential
painters during the mid-Tang dynasty.

He was also known as Zhou Jung Xian and Zhong Lang.

Zhou live in the Tang capital of Changan, which is now modern Xian, during the 8th century.

He came from a noble background and this was reflected in his works, which included translated as Court Ladies Adorning Their Hair with Flowers.

He was influenced by the pure and detailed style of Gu Kai-zhi and Lu tan-wei from the Six dynasty in his work.

The late Tang dynasty art critic Zhu Jing Xuan said: "Zhou Fang's Buddha, celestial beings, figures, and paintings of beautiful women are all incredible masterpieces.").

In this Paintings shows :The Intelligence of Ancient Women’s…

Monday, July 12, 2010


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  • Oil paint is a type of slow-drying paint that consists of particle of pigment suspended in a
  • Drying oil, commonly linseed oil.
  • The thickness of the paint may be customized by the addition of a solvent such as turpentine or white spirit, and varnish may be added to increase the glossiness of the dried film.
  • Oil paints have been used in Europe since the 12th century for simple ornamentation, but were not widely adopted as an creative medium until the early 15th century.
  • Common modern applications of oil paint are in finishing and protection of wood in buildings and exposed metal structures such as ships and bridges.
  • Its hard-wearing properties and brilliant colors make it desirable for both interior and exterior use on wood and metal.
  • Due to its slow-drying properties, it has recently been used in paint-on-glass animation.
  • Thickness of coat has considerable manner on time required for drying: thin coats of oil paint dry relatively quickly.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Beautiful oil painting of 16th century

  • Raphael, “Woman with a veil (La Donna Velata)”, painted 1516. Size: 82 by 61 cm (32 by 24 inches). Galleria Palatina, Florence, Italy.
  • La velata, or La donna velata ("The woman with the veil"), is one of the most famous portraits by the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael.
  • Portrait of a Woman - La Velata, 1516, oil on panel transposed on canvas, 85x64 cm, Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze.
  • With this masterpiece (La Velata), Raphael achieves the peak of the "portrait of woman" of all the times.
  • The artist realize a very wealthy, flowing and dynamic pictorial development and also an fluent gesture expression and a subjective composition - that gives the model an strong spirit along with a burning vitality.
  • A series of paintings and drawings are put together to rejoice the work of one of the greatest artists in the Italian Renaissance: Raphael.
  • The subject of the painting appears in another portrait, La Fornarina, and is traditionally identified as the foramina (bakers) Marguerite Luti, Raphael's Roman mistress.
  • The opportunity is hence given to exemplify, through the portraits, the stylistic evolution of the work of Raphael, in which not only the formal, but also the symbolic and expressive pictorial possibilities are constantly explored in the ideal of an aesthetic and spiritual perfection.
  • The work of Raphael realizes one of the most extraordinary parables of the Western art.
  • This unique collection of twelve paintings and eight drawings of Raphael show how the painter breathed the grace and the humanism of the rebirth into his portraits.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Highly fashioned, elegant Victorian Art

When most people think of the Victorian era, high fashion, gilded age, rich with elegance, splendor, and romance, strict manners, and rich or eclectic decorating styles come to mind - but it was so much more than that. Victorian era covers Classicism, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.

Paintings of the Romantic school were focused on spontaneous expression of emotion over reason and often depicted dramatic events in brilliant color.

Impressionism, a school of painting that developed in the late 19th century, was characterized by transitory visual expressions that focused on the changing effects of light and color.

Post-Impressionism was developed as a response to the limitations of Impressionism.

Victorian art was shown in the full range of creative developments, from the development of photography to the application of new technologies in architecture.

Victoria from 1837 to 1901. British Empire became the most powerful, and England the most modern, and wealthy country in the World.

The faith that science and its objective methods could solve all human problems was not novel.

The idea of human progress had been gradually maturing. The world was truly progressing at break-neck speed, with new inventions, ideas, and advancements - scientific, literary, and social - developing.

Prosperity brought a large number of art consumers, with money to spend on art.

Classicism, with the accurate and apparently objective description of the ordinary, observable world, was specially viewed as the opposite of Romanticism.